• Epilepsy

    Facing The Fear Of: ALONE

    “It is in times of solitude that God refuels us and we can hear His voice.” Always. Always, I’d seen myself with a spirit of independence. Setting out bravely on my own, with my head held high and a smile…

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    "Lord, Help Me Hang In There."

    “Give your stress wings and let it fly away.” ~Terri Guillemets Stress. One of my major seizure triggers. According to the National Health Interview Survey, 75% of the general population experiences at least “some stress” every two weeks. Half of those experience…

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    Parting Ways With Part-Time

    “Celebrate endings – for they precede new beginnings.” — Jonathan Lockwood Huie I remember my very first job like it were yesterday. Bundled up, sitting in the passenger seat of my mother’s cold car in the frigid winter delivering newspapers to…

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    Moirai

    “You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed.” Psalm 139: 16 For the first time since leaving the hospital, I…

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    Normal

    “If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” — Maya Angelou For as long as I can remember, I always recalled wanting to fit into the mold of what was considered…

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    Burden

    “Remember… No burden is worthy of becoming you. You’ll always have enough independence to make sure of that.” — Chris Kairos I always saw myself as an Independent kind of person. The kind of person who strived to achieve everything…

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    It's Okay To Cry

    “Let your tears come.  Let them water your soul.” ~Eileen Mayhew I remember the moment like it were just around the corner yesterday. I lie in the emergency room of the hospital with a neck brace strapped around me (standard…